The Wild Cat Prospect is a tungsten and copper mine located in Pershing county, Nevada at an elevation of 5,413 feet.
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Elevation: 5,413 Feet (1,650 Meters)
Commodity: Tungsten, Copper
Lat, Long: 40.83361, -118.22750
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Wild Cat Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Wild Cat Prospect
District: Mill City District; Central District
Land ownership: Private
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1942
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Analytical Data: VEIN MATERIAL AVERAGES 0.01% W03
Comment (Location): ON WEST SIDE OF EUGENE MOUNTAINS, IN WOODY CANYON ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1972)
Comment (Development): 15 TUNGSTEN CLAIMS LOCATED
Comment (Deposit): SCHEELITE OCCURS IN THIN QUARTZ VEINS IN THE GRANODIORITE AS SMALL CRYSTALS WITH A LITTLE MAGNETITE AND SOME COPPER STAINING. VEINS ARE 10-15 FT APART, 4-20 INCHES THICK.
Reference (Deposit): STAGER, H.K., IN PREP., NBMG BULL ON TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS OF NEVADA
Nevada has a total of 368 distinct gold districts. Of the of those, just 36 are major producers with production and/or reserves of over 1,000,000 ounces, 49 have production and/or reserves of over 100,000 ounces, with the rest having less than 100,000 ounces. Read more at Gold Districts of Nevada.